UK/SCOTLAND: Health committee quashes dissent to back minimum pricing bill

By Chris Mercer | 7 March 2012

A Parliamentary committee has backed a bill to introduce a minimum price on alcoholic drinks in Scotland, despite concerns among some of its members.

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A Parliamentary committee has backed a bill to introduce a minimum price on alcoholic drinks in Scotland, despite concerns among some of its members.

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